Navigating Waves

When you are navigating humungus waves, you have no option but to hold on. When the tide eases a little, but you've not yet reached shore, you dig deep to find a reason to hold on. When you have reached shore, if you reach the shore, then you decide whether that reason for holding on … Continue reading Navigating Waves

Make An Impact

How are you handling the ups and downs, the ins and outs, the yin and the yang, the black and the white of life? 🤍 . Are you learning and growing? 🤍 . Are you practising new skills? 🤍 . Are you looking for ways to extend yourself a little beyond your comfort zone each … Continue reading Make An Impact

Life As A Garden

Reflecting on how I might incorporate writing about my and other gardens that I have experienced, into writing about various aspects of life in the content of The Holly Tree Tales blog, I scribed the following piece in 2017. At first, this was written onto a landing page, entitled "Life As A Garden", and I … Continue reading Life As A Garden

The Love On The Inside

Looking at the beauty of this building, York Minster, I suddenly had the thought: “We might look amazing, our lives might appear perfect on the outside, but is there love on the inside?” Churches are places created to worship God. God is LOVE. So, for me it follows that churches worship / practise / emulate … Continue reading The Love On The Inside

A Thought For Every Tough Time

In Life, you will never be asked to go through more than you can handle. It's what you do with it that affects the rest of your Life. Often those who go through the toughest of times are the ones whose lights shine the brightest. Don't ever give up. Every tough time has something precious … Continue reading A Thought For Every Tough Time

How To Have A Good Mindset During Lockdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kApeXBoHr0s&t=39s Are you feeling stuck and finding the lockdown experience tedious? Are you feeling blessed to be in “lockdown”? Would it help to know that the way we think about our circumstances can be a major influencer of our outcomes and results? This is an early morning message that I recorded on Sunday 3 May … Continue reading How To Have A Good Mindset During Lockdown

How To Conquer Challenges

With a strong WHY, we can conquer anything. Be invincible and make LOVE your sword. Go 'out there' today, mindfully, and spread positive wherever you go. This world is fully connected and we are all affecting one another. Be aware of this and set your focus like a laser on what will bring health and … Continue reading How To Conquer Challenges

A Christmas Message

This blogpost is about experiencing the nativity in an out-of-the-box sort of way.   It is a little of what you don't expect at this time of festive baubles.   A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE On Christmas Eve morning, I am doing a little Bible Study, part of my regular quiet time. Thinking birth, nativity, rebirth, circumcision, and … Continue reading A Christmas Message

The Power Of Affirmations

What are you telling yourself? What words are you speaking over your life? What are the thoughts that you are having and how are they affecting how you feel? What are the results that you are seeing in your life and where are they beginning ~ might it be with your thought? These are some … Continue reading The Power Of Affirmations